HOC 50th Anniversary Events
Spring Information FairFriday, April 14
ET&T Series – Fisher’s Pond
Thursday, Apr 20th, 2023
EMAIL AND CELL NUMBER
Meet at 9:45 AM to start at 10:00 AM
MEETING PLACE OR PARKING LOCATION
Near 3400 Guelph Line, Burlington,
where the Bruce Trail crosses Guelph Line about 1.5 km north of Dundas Street.
Roadside parking on the west side near open fields; look for the split-rail fence and ladder stile.
7 +/- kms
Leisurely / Moderate / Fast
Moderate 3-4 kph
2 – 2.5 hours
Easy / Moderate / Challenging
Moderate to Challenging: hilly, rocky steep sections, creek-bed crossings, bridge, boardwalk, fields
TYPE OF HIKE:
Out and back
Point of interests
The hike route climbs the escarpment and completes a loop around Fisher’s Pond before returning down the escarpment.
There is a lookout point with panoramic views of Burlington and Lake Ontario.
Yes. A Must. Leaders appreciate early registration and at least 24 hours before the event.
• If your plans change, please self-cancel as soon as possible so that other HOC members may take your spot.
• The club may cancel due to bad weather that may impact the safety of participants or due to low attendance.
2 weeks before the hike. Up to 15 hikers are welcome to participate in this event.
WHAT TO BRING
• Wear supportive hiking boots with good tread.
• Bring icers and hiking poles.
• Dress in layers according to weather
• Bring snacks and water
IMPORTANT COVID REMINDERS
The club’s Covid-19 Safety Guidelines will be observed.
HIKE PACE - Leisure: 3 km/hr or less. Moderate: 3-4 km/hr or Fast: 4-5km/hr. All paces are average and depending on the terrain.
TERRAIN - Easy: mostly flat and usually good footing (i.e. rail trails, Confederation Park, Bay Front Park), Moderate: some hills and/or poor footing (Bruce Trail, Dundas Valley, etc.) and Challenging: steep hills and strenuous footing (Bruce Trail, some trails in Short Hills, Dundas Valley and Red Hill Valley). Please note variations can be expected with weather conditions.
Attention Non-Members: If you are thinking about becoming a member, The Halton Outdoor Club invites you to take part in up to two club activities as a Non-Member. After that, please join our club so we can welcome you as a member.
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